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Start Date: Tuesday, June 12, 1973 5:24 PM
End Date: Tuesday, June 12, 1973 5:41 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Buzhardt, J. Fred, Jr.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On June 12, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr. talked on the telephone from 1:24 pm to 1:41 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-033 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 40-33 Date: June 12, 1973 Time: 1:24 pm - 1:41 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with J. Fred Buzhardt. [See also Conversation No. 444-19] Watergate -Memorandum from Rose Mary Woods -Questions for John W. Dean, III -Dean -Conversations with President -Date -Role on White House staff -Henry E. Petersen -Conversations -John D. Ehrlichman -Petersen -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -Petersen -Possible cross-examination of Dean -30- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2011) Conversation No. 40-33 (cont’d) -President -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Gray, Petersen -Possible cross-examination -Meetings with Gray and Petersen -Logs -Acquisition by Buzhardt -Dates -Telephone call to Gray and Petersen -Ehrlichman -June 15 appearance before Ervin Committee -Private sessions -Meetings with President -Leaks -White House response -Tone -Preparation -Ronald L. Ziegler -Cox -Forthcoming announcement -Possible content -Dean -John J. Sirica -Transactional immunity -Prosecutors’ statements -Petersen -Forthcoming Ervin Committee testimony -White House response -Buzhardt’s survey of news summaries -Progress -Items examined -President’s notations -Maurice H. Stans -Haldeman -President’s knowledge -President’s notations -Dean -Possible cross-examination -Funds for defendants -Timing -31- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2011) Conversation No. 40-33 (cont’d) -Clemency for defendants -Timing -Conversations with President -Funds for E. Howard Hunt, Jr. and William O. Bittman -Timing -Charles W. Colson -Conversation with Bittman -Timing -Bittman’s demand for funds -Amount -Timing -President’s March 21 conversation with Dean -Mitchell, Thomas A. Pappas -Dean’s conversation with Colson -Hunt, Bittman -Dean -Conversations with President -Timing -Content -Significance of dates -Telephone talks with President -Florida -Hunt -Timing -Possible cross-examination -Buzhardt’s preparation -Date -President’s notes and recollections -Reason -Ziegler -Conversations with President -March 21, 1973 -Ehrlichman, Haldeman, Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr., Dean -Dean’s June 19, 1972 conversation with G[eorge] Gordon Liddy -Dean’s subsequent conversation with Ehrlichman -Date -Content -Liddy -Knowledge of Daniel Ellsberg break-in -Date -32- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2011) Conversation No. 40-33 (cont’d) -Fred F. Fielding’s trip to Europe -[First name unknown] Shanoop [sp?] -Secretary to Hunt, Liddy and David R. Young -Reasons -Krogh, Ehrlichman, and Dean